SOUNDGARDEN

Holy Water

Tuning (low to high): BADGBE
Same tuning as Rusty Cage or Searching With My Good Eye Closed.

Based on the Cherry Lane book.

Key:
    r - release
    b - bend
    / - slide up
    \ - slide down

1X Rhy.Fig 1:/distortion/: 

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2X Rhy.Fig 1 : 
  Holy water on the brain and I'm losing sleep 
  Holy Bible on the night stand next to me 

1X Rhy Fig 2: 
As I'm Raped  by  an  other monkey circus freak 
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try'n' to take my indignance away from me 
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                                                                                            end of Rhy Fig 2 
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1X Rhy Fig 3: Randomly 
     Yeah                                              Yeah                                     Holy 
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    Water's                           rusting          me 
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     Yeah                                              Yeah                                     Holy 
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    water's                         rusting          me                                 It's rusting 
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        me                                                                        end of Rhy Fig 3 
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Guitar Solo with 1X Rhy Fig 1 

2X Rhy Fig 1: 
  Bloody murder is the best I've heard  her scream 
  Holy devil in theflesh some might believe 

1X Rhy Fig 2: 
   And they take thine majesty seriously 
   'Cause it's the big lies more likely to be believed   believed. 

1X Rhy Fig 3: 
     Yeah,   Holy water's rusting me 
      yeah,   Holy water's rusting me. 
      It's rusting me, rusting me. 

1X Rhy Fig 4 
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1X Rhy Fig 4: 
    Damn the water if it's life you want to drink 

1X Rhy Fig 4A: 
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1/2X Rhy Fig 4 

1X Rhy Fig 2: 
  As You're Raped  by  an  other monkey circus freak 
  'Cause it's the big lies more likely to be believed   believed. 

1X Rhy Fig 3: 
     Yeah,   Holy water's rusting me 
      yeah,   Holy water's rusting me. 
      It's rusting me, rusting me.


7X Riff A:(vocal ad lib):
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1X Riff B:
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Transcribed by Andrew Shepherd (bando@goliat.eik.bme.hu).